Day 2 – Gambia to Cape Verde

We are still making good progress at an uncomfortable angle. Life happens at about 17 degrees from even and is very wobbly, it may sound like nothing but it makes simple tasks very complicated. We are trying to keep the energy level as high as possible reading, telling stories and looking at the waves but we are accomplishing less than normal. That said, we had another good run in the last 24 hours covering 170 nautical miles. We expect to land in Mindelo very early on Friday morning.

Date: November 29, 2017
Time 10:30 UTC
Position 15’46.811N / 21’13.482W
COG/SOG: 290 degrees /6-7kn
Trip distance: 331nm
Distance to go: 235nm
24h distance 170nm
Cabin temp: 28.0C
Sea temp: 22.3 C
Conditions: overcast, wind NE 14-15kn, sea slight-moderate
Sails: full main and genoa

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